Development Services Department
The Development Services Department is comprised of Building Permitting and Inspections, Planning and Zoning, Urban Forestry and Business Tax Receipt. The Building Inspections Division ensures compliance with minimum standards of the Florida Building Code, including public safety, health and general welfare. Planning and Zoning is primarily tasked with long range city planning, development review of all new projects, and zoning regulation. Urban Forestry oversees the review, implementation and maintenance of landscaping in Pompano Beach through consultation, plan review and inspections. Business Tax Receipt collects business taxes and ensures all businesses have been reviewed for zoning compliance. These divisions work conjointly to deliver quality services to residents, businesses and the development community and to provide the lifestyle of a progressive, modern city atmosphere promised to the community.